Definition and Meanings for civilise
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Part of Speech of civilise
Etymology of civilise
Meaning of civilise
- pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state.
- subject to government; reduced to order; civilized; not barbarous; -- said of the community.
- performing the duties of a citizen; obedient to government; -- said of an individual.
- having the manners of one dwelling in a city, as opposed to those of savages or rustics; polite; courteous; complaisant; affable.
- pertaining to civic life and affairs, in distinction from military, ecclesiastical, or official state.
- relating to rights and remedies sought by action or suit distinct from criminal proceedings.